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Abundantly Moving Beyond Business Fear {Infographic}

Michelli Experience

+ Joseph A. Michelli, Ph.D. is a professional speaker and chief experience officer at The Michelli Experience. A New York Times #1 bestselling author, Dr. Michelli and his team consult with some of the world’s best customer experience companies.

Nasdaq Speed Reads: Would You Do That To Your Mother?

Customer Bliss

Recently, during the launch of my latest book, “ Would You Do That To Your Mother? The ‘Make Mom Proud’ Standard for How to Treat Your Customers ,” I stopped at Nasdaq in Times Square for a #NasdaqSpeedReads interview with Lyanne Alfaro.

Journey to Contact Center Success

inContact

As a contact center manager, you face never-ending challenges from day-to-day operations to envisioning long-term possibilities to improve customer experience while at the same time building efficiency and modernizing processes and systems.

How to Improve Healthcare CX: Lessons from a CXO and Hospitality Veteran

Customer Bliss

What happens when one moves from hospitality to healthcare? Shawn Smith is a Chief Experience Officer at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

The Top 3 Ways to Forecast for Your Contact Center

Forecasting is no easy task. It can be difficult to schedule the right amount of agents at the right time. Download our ebook to learn how to reduce overstaffing and understaffing, lower customer wait times and improve the customer experience with proper forecasting.

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Don’t Lose Customers to a Bad Contact Center Experience

inContact

79% of consumers indicate that they will leave you if you provide them just one bad customer experience. Consumers not only demand the best from your product or service, but they demand the best from your people, and your systems. There isn’t much room for error, and a lot is at stake!

Abundantly Moving Beyond Business Fear

Michelli Experience

Business Fear: Afraid of Being a Loving Business? Long ago I embraced an idea that has had a profound positive effect on my business and, in turn, has helped me be more effective in the way I guide customer experience and leadership efforts on behalf my clients.

Want more respect and budget for your team? Follow these tips from Audible’s head of UX

Vision Critical

In many companies, the user experience (UX) team is often seen as the people responsible for the aesthetics of a software, website or platform. But companies that are more customer centric have a different view of UX.

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How Costly Is It to Not Engage Customers? 

360Connext

If you’ve never thought about how you engage customers, then what’s to stop them from becoming actively disengaged? Sometimes we set ourselves up for this! It even echoes back to us in the way we engage within our own organizations.

Executive Report: The Customer Data Too Often Overlooked by the C-Suite

A recent Calabrio research study of more than 1,000 C-Suite executives has revealed leaders are missing a key data stream – voice of the customer data. Download the report to learn how executives can find and use VoC data to make more informed business decisions.

Hoveround Successfully Navigates Customer Service – Increases Lead Conversion 116%

inContact

You may be familiar with the Hoveround name, even if you haven’t used it products. That’s because Hoveround is the largest direct-to-consumer manufacturer of power wheelchairs in the U.S., and its mission is a powerful one: The 25-year-old company is dedicated to improving and enriching lives through improved mobility. But Hoveround’s contact center, which plays a pivotal role in servicing current customers as well as calling prospects, just wasn’t keeping up.

Keynote Learnings from ICMI Expo 2018: Ernesto Salas, Disney Institute

Comm100

Trade shows are a fantastic place to get up to date on all of the latest technology, best practices and ideas in your industry.

Is Respect an Obvious Element of Your Customers’ Journey?

Wired and Dangerous

Designing and implementing a customer journey that drives great experiences is a hot topic today. Customers have their ‘antennae” on high alert for journeys that are not easy or frictionless, They quickly leave providers whose journeys lack appropriate expressions of gratitude for their business.

Introduction to SuiteCX and The East Bay Group

SuiteCX

SuiteCX brings robust customer journey mapping and strategic scenario planning together for superior customer experience design and execution. By providing customizable journey mapping, customer experience assessments and data driven insights, we help you design, visualize and deliver the optimal customer experience that engages the customer while driving the highest business value. View Document. Documents Thought Leadership

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How to Create an Exceptional Customer Experience

Learn 5 actions your organization can take right now to improve the customer experience.

Episode 003 – Integrating Your Core Values Into the Customer Experience - Transforming the Customer Experience

Kristina Evey

Shownotes… Core Values Build the Company Culture into the Customer Experience. Core values serve as the guiding light for how everyone in your company interacts, communicates and works with each other, external customers, and the community. Core values should be unique to your company. Core values provide the framework to help guide many business decisions. Use phrases or sentences as core values to convey the meaning. Core values MUST be exemplified at the leadership level.

Is Your Price Right? Here’s How To Check

Beyond Philosophy

Pricing is fundamental to your business. It also has an enormous influence on Customer Experience outcomes. You should understand Mental Accounting as it pertains to customer behavior before you set the price and before you ruin how your customers feel about your experience.

Is Financial Uncertainty the New Normal?

MaritzCX

In many ways, our financial lives have become much less complicated. We can manage our bank accounts online and deposit checks from our smartphones. Those same smartphones can be used to buy a cup of coffee or pay our portion of the restaurant bill.

Journey Mapping Your Way to Better Customer Communications

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay I originally wrote today's post for Zingle. It appeared on their blog on January 16, 2018. Communication is important to any relationship, and it's no less important in the relationships that businesses have with their customers.

Study: The Health of the Contact Center

What does it take to engage agents in this customer-centric era? Download our study of 1,000 contact center agents in the US and UK to find out what major challenges are facing contact center agents today – and what your company can do about it.

Karmic Networking

SuiteCX

What is networking? What is Karmic Networking? View Document. Documents Thought Leadership

Starbucks Could Have Avoided Losing $20 Million, And So Can You

Customer Guru

The leaders of Starbucks , the world’s favorite coffeehouse chain, have often encouraged their customers to consider the outlets to be a “third place” – a place where people spend their time outside of homes and offices: a perfect hangout spot.

Why We Compromise. Are Your Customers Expected To?

Beyond Philosophy

When I need work done at the house, I always get three quotes. I never go with the highest or the lowest, but instead, I choose the one in the middle. This shortcut, called Extremeness Aversion, helps me make an important decision—and it helps your customers make buying decisions, too.

The CX Toolkit Requires More Than a Hammer

MaritzCX

While doing some research on change management and organizational transformation, it struck me that as CX professionals we tend to see the impetus for any change initiative as deriving largely, if not totally, from looking at organizational issues primarily through a CX lens.

Customer Experience Transformation in Telecoms

Transforming CX: Critical success factors mobile operators are looking for.

3 Ingredients for a Best-In-Class Team, with Niki Hall

Smarter CX

SmarterCX.com is proud to highlight women in technology who are driving innovation, creating the next generation of customer experience, and inspiring future leaders.

What Does It Take to Become a Successful Consultant?

SuiteCX

So, you want to be a consultant? Here are some tips and techniques to follow so you can become successful in the consulting field. View Document. Documents Thought Leadership

Astea Podcast: Reimagining Service to Maximize Profitability

Astea

Companies of all sizes are realizing the need to reimagine service in order to maximize revenue. It’s all about shifting your focus from customer retention to providing a customer experience that perpetuates the continuous cycle of your customers needing, wanting, and asking for more.

5 Ways to Boost Customer Retention with Social Media

ReviewTrackers

Getting customers to say loyal to your business takes dedication. There’s always going to be competition. There’s always going to be another option for the consumer.

The Ten Commandments of Customer Service

This cheat sheet covers ten fundamentals of customer service to help your business excel.

5 ways to stay ahead of your competition with speech analytics

NewVoiceMedia

Despite the growth of live chat and other text-based customer service channels, communicating by phone is often still faster and more effective than typing messages. When things get complex or emotional, click-to-call technology makes it easier than ever for people to reach out to a business via phone. For this reason, BIA/Kelsey, a leading strategic advisory firm, predicts mobile calls to businesses will exceed 169 billion per year by 2020. .

Five Ways to Disrupt Your Competition with Customer Service

ShepHyken

The concept of disruption is interesting. If you ask most business people to name a company that is known for being a disrupter, you’ll hear answers like Amazon, Uber and Walmart. Walmart disrupted local businesses when they came into a community. Uber disrupted the taxi-cab industry.

Critical Questions

SuiteCX

CX professionals are hearing a lot about Customer Journey Mapping these days, but with each new wave of ideas, there comes confusion surrounding it. As expert practitioners of journey mapping for over 15 years, we aim to clear up some of the confusion with this brief. View Document. Documents Thought Leadership